Holiday How-To

2019 Restaurant Holiday Trends to Jump On

2019 Restaurant Holiday Trends to Jump On

Trends are everywhere from fashion to food and can change at the drop of a hat, which means businesses must be flexible with…
Chelsea Verstegen
Should Your Restaurant Stay Open for the Holidays?

Should Your Restaurant Stay Open for the Holidays?

The holidays are a bright and cheery time for many, but as a restaurant owner, the season may bring some additional stresses.…
Chelsea Verstegen
Giving Thanks to Your Restaurant Family

Giving Thanks to Your Restaurant Family

It’s natural that if your staff is happy, your guests will be happy too. When the holidays roll around, it’s a good time to…
Amy Sherman
5 Tips & Tricks for Your Best Valentine’s Day Yet

5 Tips & Tricks for Your Best Valentine’s Day Yet

Design: Elizabeth Freeman; Content: Jenn Schmukler.…
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Chef Simone Ferrara of Hotel Viking Shares 4 Tips for Planning a Holiday Buffet Menu

Chef Simone Ferrara of Hotel Viking Shares 4 Tips for Planning a Holiday Buffet Menu

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of year for chef Simone Ferrara of Hotel Viking in Newport, Rhode Island. The…
Korsha Wilson
Holiday Staffing Tips for Restaurant Operators

‘Tis the Season: 8 Holiday Staffing Tips for Restaurant Operators

For most every restaurant, the next few weeks will be by far the busiest of the entire year. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas,…
Priya Krishna
Access the OpenTable ‘Recipes for Holiday Success’ E-Book + Seat More Diners This Season

Access the OpenTable ‘Recipes for Holiday Success’ E-Book + Seat More Diners This Season

Some of the busiest dining months are ahead, but restaurateurs understand that you can never be busy enough. To help you…
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Happy New Year! A Holiday Wrap-Up

Happy New Year! A Holiday Wrap-Up

With 2016 coming to a close, we at OpenTable hope you and your teams have enjoyed a busy season of full, festive dining rooms!…
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New Year's Eve Data & Trends

Watch: How to Saber a Champagne Bottle

Want to make a splash on New Year’s Eve? Saber a bottle of bubbly. Nothing rings in a new year quite like Champagne,…
Olivia Terenzio